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Skills you will gain

Data Visualization SoftwareTableau SoftwareData VirtualizationData Visualization (DataViz)

Learner Career Outcomes

30%

started a new career after completing these courses

35%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

15%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Course 1 of 6 in the
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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This course is part of the 100% online Master in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Course Orientation

2 hours to complete
6 readings
6 readings
Welcome to Data Visualization!10m
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz30m
4 hours to complete

Week 1: The Computer and the Human

4 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 130 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
15 videos
1.1.1. Some Books on Data Visualization3m
1.1.2. Overview of Visualization11m
1.2.1. 2-D Graphics10m
SVG-example1m
1.2.2. 2-D Drawing9m
1.2.3. 3-D Graphics9m
1.2.4. Photorealism9m
1.2.5. Non-Photorealism5m
1.3.1. The Human10m
1.3.2. Memory12m
1.3.3. Reasoning7m
1.3.4. The Human Retina9m
1.3.5. Perceiving Two Dimensions8m
1.3.6. Perceiving Perspective8m
2 readings
Week 1 Overview10m
How the Programming Assignments Work10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Week 2: Visualization of Numerical Data

4 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 85 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
2.1.1. Data7m
2.1.2. Mapping9m
2.1.3. Charts9m
2.2.1. Glyphs (Part 1)4m
2.2.1. Glyphs (Part 2)6m
2.2.2. Parallel Coordinates8m
2.2.3. Stacked Graphs (Part 1)5m
2.2.3. Stacked Graphs (Part 2)6m
2.3.1. Tufte's Design Rules12m
2.3.2. Using Color11m
3 readings
Week 2 Overview10m
Programming Assignment 1: Visualize Data Using a Chart10m
Programming Assignment 1 Rubric10m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Week 3: Visualization of Non-Numerical Data

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 72 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
3.1.1. Graphs and Networks8m
3.1.2. Embedding Planar Graphs11m
3.1.3. Graph Visualization13m
3.1.4. Tree Maps9m
3.2.1. Principal Component Analysis8m
3.2.2. Multidimensional Scaling6m
3.3.1. Packing12m
3 readings
Week 3 Overview10m
Programming Assignment 2: Visualize Network Data10m
Programming Assignment 2 Rubric10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4: The Visualization Dashboard

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 73 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
4.1.1. Visualization Systems3m
4.1.2. The Information Visualization Mantra: Part 19m
4.1.2. The Information Visualization Mantra: Part 29m
4.1.2. The Information Visualization Mantra: Part 35m
4.1.3. Database Visualization Part: 112m
4.1.3. Database Visualization Part: 28m
4.1.3. Database Visualization Part: 39m
4.2.1. Visualization System Design14m
1 reading
Week 4 Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz30m

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